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Whaling ships -- United States -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

Letter from T. Coggeshall containing Minerva crew lists

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P635

Letter from Thomas Coggeshall, Postmaster, New Bedford, Massachusetts, to John [unknown last name]. Coggeshall includes in his letter for Mr. Carr lists of two crews of the whaling ship Minerva for voyages in the years 1837 and 1839.

Dates: May 27, 1876

Luce and Swift family correspondence

Call Number: MS 293

This collection is composed of letters written between two seafaring families, the Luces and Swifts, in the late 1800s. The letters portray daily life in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts and highlight life aboard a whaling vessel.

Dates: 1858 - 1930